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John Bettis

John Bettis
Real name
John Gregory Bettis
Born
October 24, 1946
Country
United States
IPI
00041926685 53 works
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
He is mainly a lyricist but also a prolific songwriter. He has written television and movie themes as well as for the Broadway stage. He also wrote pop, country, R&B, and adult contemporary genres. He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Songs written by John Bettis

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
All I Can Do John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters October 9, 1969 Covered by Sister Sadie
Angelina John Bettis, Jim Photoglo, Brian Neary Jim Photoglo 1981 Covered by (2 artists)
An Old-Fashioned Christmas John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters 1978 Covered by Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles featuring Gregg Knotts
As Long as We Got Each Other John Bettis, Steve Dorff B.J. Thomas 1985 Covered by (5 artists)
Body Rock John Bettis, Sylvester Levay Maria Vidal 1984 Covered by (2 artists)
Can You Feel It John Bettis, Troy Seals, Dan Seals Dobie Gray October 1974 Covered by Babe Ruth
Can You Stop the Rain John Bettis, Walter Afanasieff Peabo Bryson 1991 Covered by (4 artists)
Crazy for You John Bettis, Jon Lind Madonna February 12, 1985 Covered by (52 artists)
Crystal Lullaby John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters June 13, 1972 Covered by Cher & Gene Klosner
Druscilla Penny John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters May 14, 1971 Covered by Joe & Sophie
Eventide John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters June 6, 1975 Covered by Isabella Taviani
Goodbye to Love John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters June 13, 1972 Covered by (38 artists)
Happy John Bettis, Diane Rubin, Tony Peluso Carpenters June 6, 1975 Covered by Michael Mitsch
Heartland John Bettis, Steve Dorff George Strait April 28, 1992 Covered by Kenzie Wheeler
Honky Tonkin' John Bettis, Troy Seals, David Gillon, Don Goodman Troy Seals April 1974 Covered by (3 artists)
Human Nature Steve Porcaro, John Bettis Michael Jackson November 30, 1982 Covered by (123 artists)
I Can't Believe My Eyes John Bettis, Jon Lind Russell Hitchcock 1988 Covered by Seiko
I Can't Say No John Bettis, Daniel Moore Maria Muldaur March 1978 Covered by Joe Cocker
If You Could See Me Now John Bettis, Walter Afanasieff Céline Dion 1992 Covered by (4 artists)
I Have You John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters June 11, 1976 Covered by (2 artists)
(I'm Caught Between) Goodbye and I Love You John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters June 6, 1975 Covered by Joanna Ampil
I Need to Be in Love John Bettis, Richard Carpenter, Albert Hammond Carpenters June 11, 1976 Covered by (32 artists)
Is There Anybody out There? Burt Bacharach, John Bettis, James Ingram [US], Puff Johnson Mari Iijima September 22, 1995 Covered by Dionne Warwick
I Wanted It All Jackie DeShannon, John Bettis Jackie De Shannon September 1975 Covered by Patty Weaver
Killer Bee John Bettis, Anouk, Joshua Crosby Anouk May 20, 2011 Covered by Julia van der Toorn
Let's Take All Night (To Say Goodbye) Barry Manilow, John Bettis Barry Manilow September 1981 Covered by Cooper & Ross
Love Has Been a Friend to Me John Bettis, Albert Hammond Julio Iglesias 1990 Covered by Engelbert Humperdinck
Love Me for What I Am John Bettis, Palma Pascale Carpenters June 6, 1975 Covered by (4 artists)
Nights Are Forever John Bettis, Jerry Goldsmith Jennifer Warnes June 1983 Covered by (2 artists)
One Love John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters May 14, 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
One Moment in Time John Bettis, Albert Hammond Whitney Houston 1988 Covered by (43 artists)
Only Love Remains John Bettis, Richard Page, Jon Lind Covered by Naím Thomas
Only Yesterday John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters March 1975 Covered by (32 artists)
Over My Head Again Jackie DeShannon, John Bettis Jackie De Shannon September 1975 Covered by Agneta Zelán
Saturday John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters May 14, 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
Slow Hand John Bettis, Michael Clark Pointer Sisters 1981 Covered by (17 artists)
Someday John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters October 9, 1969 Covered by Shirley Bassey
Swept Away John Bettis, Christopher Cross, Steve Dorff Christopher Cross 1988 Covered by Paolo Santos
Tell Me How John Bettis, Jason Deere, Larry Stewart [US2] Chad Brock September 25, 2001 Covered by Mário Velloso
The Woman in Me John Bettis, Michael Clark Donna Summer 1982 Covered by (4 artists)
Those Good Old Dreams John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters June 16, 1981 Covered by (2 artists)
Top of the World John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters June 13, 1972 Covered by (126 artists)
Under The Christmas Tree Albert Hammond, John Bettis Albert Hammond 1989 Unverified
When You Tell Me That You Love Me John Bettis, Albert Hammond Diana Ross September 1991 Covered by (26 artists)
Where Are They Now? John Bettis, Richard Kerr Barry Manilow October 1979 Covered by (3 artists)
Wild Again John Bettis, Michael Clark Starship 1989 Covered by Joan Kennedy
Yesterday Once More John Bettis, Richard Carpenter Carpenters May 1, 1973 Covered by (123 artists)

Adapted songs